Instructables: exploring - outside - rope http://www.instructables.com Fri, 4 Sep 2015 05:45:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to cut a rope with itself *SURVIVAL HACK* http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cut-a-rope-with-itself-SURVIVAL-HACK/
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Sat, 29 Aug 2015 05:27:01 PDT
Tidy rope like a 10 year old http://www.instructables.com/id/Tidy-rope-like-a-10-year-old/
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:52:08 PDT
How to Tie a Sheet Bend http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Sheet-Bend-2/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:39:44 PDT
Tying a Square Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Tying-a-Square-Knot/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:39:09 PDT
How to Tie a Taut-Line Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Taut-Line-Hitch/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:38:31 PDT
How to Tie a Figure Eight Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Figure-Eight-Knot-1/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:38:07 PDT
How to Tie a Timber Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Timber-Hitch/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:37:33 PDT
How to Tie a Marlinspike Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Tie-a-Marlinspike-Hitch/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:35:40 PDT
Six Strand Flat Braid http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-Strand-Flat-Braid/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:56:44 PDT
Wrapping cord NO KNOTS http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrapping-cord-NO-KNOTS/
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 06:54:41 PDT
tree net http://www.instructables.com/id/tree-net/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 16:05:39 PDT
Rope/Cord/String from Plastic Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/RopeCord-from-Plastic-Bottles/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:20:52 PDT
Fisherman Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Fisherman-Knot/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 14:47:34 PDT
Sheet Bend http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-Bend/
Sheet Bend - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DYNF/ICYMYBPU/FGGDYNFICYMYBPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DYNF/ICYMYBPU/FGGDYNFICYMYBPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/DYNF/ICYMYBPU/FGGDYNFICYMYBPU.SMALL.jpg Capsos The Sheet Bend is recommended for joining two ropes of unequal size. The thicker rope should be used for the simple bight. It works equally well if the ropes are the same size. Take the thicker of the two ropes that you wish to join together and double it back on itself. (Creating a Bight) N...
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 14:33:04 PDT
The Square Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Square-Knot/
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Thu, 9 Jul 2015 14:16:12 PDT
Easy Hammock Knot 2.0 - Easiest Instant Hammock Ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Hammock-Knot-20-Easiest-Instant-Hammock-Ever/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:11:47 PDT
Triple tree hammock http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-tree-hammock/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:43:14 PDT
how to eye splice three strand rope http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-eye-splice-three-strand-rope/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:19:35 PDT
5 C's of Survival http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Cs-of-Survival-2/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 02:10:38 PDT
Rope Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Bed/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 10:02:03 PDT
Tire Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-Chair/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 05:48:14 PDT
$5 Canoe Seat Repair/Snowshoe Weave http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Canoe-Seat-RepairSnowshoe-Weave/
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:20:56 PDT
Altoid Survival kit! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoid-Survival-kit-1/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 15:40:37 PDT
Cheap Rapid cord attachment ( knotless gear tie ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Rapid-cord-attachment-knotless-gear-tie-/
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:36:52 PST
Team Colors Dog Leash http://www.instructables.com/id/Team-Colors-Dog-Leash/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 22:36:34 PST
How To Make A Flashing LED Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Flashing-LED-Paracord-Bracelet/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:43:36 PST
Paracord Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Pot-2/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 10:44:42 PST
How to make a foldable swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Swing/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 08:01:46 PST
How to built a swing from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-built-a-swing-from-scratch/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 08:31:42 PST
Backpack swing http://www.instructables.com/id/portable-Backpack-swing/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 08:20:33 PST
Paracord contest winners (14) http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-contest-winners-14/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/QGO0/I2P3O47F/FL7QGO0I2P3O47F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/QGO0/I2P3O47F/FL7QGO0I2P3O47F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/QGO0/I2P3O47F/FL7QGO0I2P3O47F.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon The paracord contest for 2014 was defiantly the best one yet with fierce competition and some great prizes. With the grand prize being a brand new Diamond Back Recoil along with a set of twelve titanium fish bones and a hundred feet of paracord all being provided by Fish Bone. Fish Bone is a small c...
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:22:10 PST
Plant Fiber Cordage http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-Fiber-Cordage/
Plant Fiber Cordage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/Z4WP/I0HYSLKS/F5UZ4WPI0HYSLKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/Z4WP/I0HYSLKS/F5UZ4WPI0HYSLKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/Z4WP/I0HYSLKS/F5UZ4WPI0HYSLKS.SMALL.jpg bmrtin I will show you how to make cordage from almost anything that can withstand twisting in case you ever find your self with out cordage and no store in sight. This could be used with other projects because the cordage here has a nice handmade look to it. The process is surprising easy so lets get st...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 05:40:08 PDT
The Irish Lashing http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Irish-Lashing/
The Irish Lashing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/ENXN/I053STNQ/F5UENXNI053STNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/ENXN/I053STNQ/F5UENXNI053STNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/ENXN/I053STNQ/F5UENXNI053STNQ.SMALL.jpg VentureScout The Irish Lashing is for fixing two poles (spars) together. For best results these poles should cross at an angle between 40 and 90 degrees to each other.The Irish Lashing was invented in the late 80's as an alternative to the square lashing. It has two main advantages over the square lashing, (a) i...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:37:26 PDT
Figure of 8 Lashing (Tripod Lashing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Figure-of-8-Lashing-Tripod-Lashing/
Figure of 8 Lashing (Tripod Lashing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TG8X/I053RQQB/FJGTG8XI053RQQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TG8X/I053RQQB/FJGTG8XI053RQQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/TG8X/I053RQQB/FJGTG8XI053RQQB.SMALL.jpg VentureScout This lashing is used to tie three poles (spars) together to make a tripod.Tripods are the base for a lot of Scout Engineering projects, which makes this one of the most important lashings you will need to know. Projects include the chippewa kitchen (http://www.instructables.com/id/Chippewa-Kitchen/)...
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:31:36 PDT
Quick Assembly / Release Paracord Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Assembly-Release-Paracord-Bracelet/
Quick Assembly / Release Paracord Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/4NJH/HZ9O712E/FAP4NJHHZ9O712E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/4NJH/HZ9O712E/FAP4NJHHZ9O712E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/4NJH/HZ9O712E/FAP4NJHHZ9O712E.SMALL.jpg Isshinryu While there are many paracord bracelet designs out there, this one offers several advantages:Pros: - Quick assembly (50 seconds, very easy) - Quick release (12 seconds) - No hardware required (buckle, etc.) - Softer and more comfortable than most designs - No rig for assembly (te...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:23:41 PDT
Rope Splicing Fid http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Splicing-Fid/
Rope Splicing Fid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/5C5W/HYS0Z6PM/FQH5C5WHYS0Z6PM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/5C5W/HYS0Z6PM/FQH5C5WHYS0Z6PM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/5C5W/HYS0Z6PM/FQH5C5WHYS0Z6PM.SMALL.jpg BST1 This is to make rope splicing fids. Quick simple and easy. Yes, you can buy them for about $10 ea. except here on Maui where I am, and shipping to Hawaii costs more than the item. You will need: 5 inches for each fid so I made three so 15" of tubing per size. Marker/Sharpie Dremel Cutoff wheel Dr...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:42:42 PDT
Processing Yucca Fibre with Primitive Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Processing-Yucca-Fibre-with-Primitive-Tools/
Processing Yucca Fibre with Primitive Tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/1QW5/HYJY36AR/FKZ1QW5HYJY36AR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/1QW5/HYJY36AR/FKZ1QW5HYJY36AR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/1QW5/HYJY36AR/FKZ1QW5HYJY36AR.SMALL.jpg Psickattus The Yucca plant can be found in many locations throughout the American West, and is native to arid places in North America, South America, Central America, and the Carribean. It's very hard to mistake the genus for something else. A bushy clump of sword-shaped spikes promise pain to any creature w...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 11:17:18 PDT
Scouting Knots http://www.instructables.com/id/Scouting-Knots/
Scouting Knots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/6CYJ/HWWNU0N7/F3R6CYJHWWNU0N7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/6CYJ/HWWNU0N7/F3R6CYJHWWNU0N7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/6CYJ/HWWNU0N7/F3R6CYJHWWNU0N7.SMALL.jpg francescapereira These knots are described for scouts, but most of them have critical uses in other environments. In this instructable I will teach you the basic scouting knots. These knots will teach you how to Join Ends of Two Ropes, Lashings, Attach Rope to Pole, Ring, Cleat, Shorten a Rope without Cutting, Lift ...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:13:51 PDT
unknown knot or double slip lock http://www.instructables.com/id/unknown-knot-or-double-slip-lock/
unknown knot or double slip lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/KFXM/HWRC8I28/FEBKFXMHWRC8I28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/KFXM/HWRC8I28/FEBKFXMHWRC8I28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/KFXM/HWRC8I28/FEBKFXMHWRC8I28.SMALL.jpg Ginga-Ninja I have no idea if this is a knot,or knot system like the trucker hitch. it's easy to make quickly. after a heavy load it is super easy to untie. Make a slip knot Just follow along here to make one Slipknot Make another Slipknot below that Slipknot This is just showing you how to make the knot...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:12:10 PDT
Natural Cordage Paracord Keychain http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Cordage-Paracord-Keychain/
Natural Cordage Paracord Keychain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/GOZG/HW6HY93J/FPXGOZGHW6HY93J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/GOZG/HW6HY93J/FPXGOZGHW6HY93J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/GOZG/HW6HY93J/FPXGOZGHW6HY93J.SMALL.jpg RandomProjectGuy13 In a survival situation it's a useful skill to be able to make cordage out of natural plants.I had recently made some cordage and was wondering what to do with it and then I thought why don't I use it like paracord and make a braclet or keychain out of it. What You Will Need -Key Ring-Fibery Plan...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 17:04:10 PDT
Simple Slackline http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Slackline/
Simple Slackline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/WKG0/HVY5GBB0/FQ4WKG0HVY5GBB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/WKG0/HVY5GBB0/FQ4WKG0HVY5GBB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/WKG0/HVY5GBB0/FQ4WKG0HVY5GBB0.SMALL.jpg buildingandblogging This is how I made my portable slackline used between to trees that is very reliable. It requires minimal supplies and low cost for hours of entertainment. Make sure you tree's that are going to be strong enough. I reccomend about one foot diameter at least to about a foot and a half. The distance ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 14:30:50 PDT
Natural Cordage http://www.instructables.com/id/Natural-Cordage/
Natural Cordage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/WL0A/HV3Q4CLT/FYXWL0AHV3Q4CLT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/WL0A/HV3Q4CLT/FYXWL0AHV3Q4CLT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/WL0A/HV3Q4CLT/FYXWL0AHV3Q4CLT.SMALL.jpg 14bwenger Cordage is perhaps one of the most important tools in a survival situation. It can be used for everything from shelter, to snares, to a bow, to a bow drill, to fishing line. Surviving without it can be difficult. The good thing is, it doesn't take many tools to make it, and with a little practice it...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 10:47:45 PDT
Rope Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Rope-Ladder-1/
Rope Ladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/BKFI/HUBWO7G4/FXCBKFIHUBWO7G4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/BKFI/HUBWO7G4/FXCBKFIHUBWO7G4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/BKFI/HUBWO7G4/FXCBKFIHUBWO7G4.SMALL.jpg VentureScout So you need a way to get up and down from your tree house, but you left you ladder at home. Don't worry, just grab some rope and make this cool rope ladder. The Ropes If you only have one rope, you can just fold it in half and start about 1 ft from the middle. I have used two ropes as it is easie...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:50:26 PDT
Paracord Bike Handle (Permanent) http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Paracord-Bike-Handle/
Paracord Bike Handle (Permanent) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/NFMK/HTX6NJ0T/FRHNFMKHTX6NJ0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/NFMK/HTX6NJ0T/FRHNFMKHTX6NJ0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/NFMK/HTX6NJ0T/FRHNFMKHTX6NJ0T.SMALL.jpg RehabIsForQuitters Living in the city I use my bike for commuting but it's not easy to carry it up 2 flights of stairs because the elevator is old and slow. I found an instructable for Paracord Bike Frame Handle. It was a great post and I made one but having to put it on and take it off was also not convenient so I de...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 17:21:58 PDT
Double Sided Paracord Loop (Keychain Knot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Sided-Paracord-Loop-Keychain-Knot/
Double Sided Paracord Loop (Keychain Knot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/AI9N/HSTP1PUV/FHTAI9NHSTP1PUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/AI9N/HSTP1PUV/FHTAI9NHSTP1PUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/AI9N/HSTP1PUV/FHTAI9NHSTP1PUV.SMALL.jpg SamuraiSpirit The common practice for making a paracord keychain connector is a simple overhand knot. However, after trying this, I soon noticed that the large, bulky knot kept sticking out at odd angles and got in the way when trying to release the tool from my keychain. So, after some research, I found a knot u...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 08:40:15 PDT
Coil ropes and cords perfectly with the two-peg system http://www.instructables.com/id/Coil-ropes-and-cords-perfectly-with-the-two-peg-sy/
Coil ropes and cords perfectly with the two-peg system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/UQ4N/HSL29GTN/F9RUQ4NHSL29GTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/UQ4N/HSL29GTN/F9RUQ4NHSL29GTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/UQ4N/HSL29GTN/F9RUQ4NHSL29GTN.SMALL.jpg hasselhoph Gather round, neat freaks.  Here's a way to coil your climbing ropes, extension cords, paracord so neatly, they look factory-fresh!  And who doesn't want that?  Ok, sane people mostly.  But now that the sane people have lost interest, read on!  We didn't need them anyway. Materials: Two 8" wooden d...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 22:21:44 PDT
Easy Turks Head Slip On Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Turks-Head-Slip-On-Bracelet/
Easy Turks Head Slip On Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/ACM1/HSBWP3JC/FQ5ACM1HSBWP3JC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/ACM1/HSBWP3JC/FQ5ACM1HSBWP3JC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/ACM1/HSBWP3JC/FQ5ACM1HSBWP3JC.SMALL.jpg zillmore This Instructable will teach you how to make a turks head bracelet out of Paracord. The turks head knot is rather complicated at first, but once you get used to it, it gets rather straightforward. Supplies All you need for this bracelet is a Paracord stitching needle, a lighter, 3.5 feet of Para...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 17:22:40 PST
How To Thread A Paracord Stitching Needle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Thread-A-Paracord-Stitching-Needle/
How To Thread A Paracord Stitching Needle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/ENEQ/HS9YBF67/FZ3ENEQHS9YBF67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/ENEQ/HS9YBF67/FZ3ENEQHS9YBF67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/ENEQ/HS9YBF67/FZ3ENEQHS9YBF67.SMALL.jpg zillmore This Instructable will demonstrate how to attach Paracord to a stitching needle. This may seem like an unnecessary Instructable at first, but I deemed it necessary because I did not figure it out immediately. Supplies All you need to do this is a Paracord stitching needle, some Paracord, a light...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:16:34 PST
turks head stopper knot (like monkey fist) http://www.instructables.com/id/turks-head-stopper-knot-like-monkey-fist/
turks head stopper knot (like monkey fist) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/CC8D/HS1RTPZO/F8UCC8DHS1RTPZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/CC8D/HS1RTPZO/F8UCC8DHS1RTPZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/CC8D/HS1RTPZO/F8UCC8DHS1RTPZO.SMALL.jpg the guy11 in this instructable i'm going to let the pictures do most of the explaining. i don't have time right now to do as much of a full tutorial as i would like, if anyone has any questions about any specific part let me know in comments and ill see if i can help this knot is the same as the monkeys fist...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:05:28 PST
Paracord Monkey's Fist http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Monkeys-Fist-1/
Paracord Monkey's Fist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/KHUJ/HS18CJPI/FD2KHUJHS18CJPI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/KHUJ/HS18CJPI/FD2KHUJHS18CJPI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD2/KHUJ/HS18CJPI/FD2KHUJHS18CJPI.SMALL.jpg joshdeg This Instructable will teach you step by step how to make a monkey fist keychain. Some years back I went to a scout camp and another leader shared this cool knot with me. I hope you enjoy it. Things Needed You will need: 35" to 40" of Paracord 1 Marble 2 Hands Optional: Lighter to melt ends of ...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 16:14:53 PST